Blueprint LSAT Blog: Admissions

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Your Guide to the Updated 2019-2020 LSAT Schedule

There’s a brave new world of LSAT dates for those students planning to take the test in 2019 or early 2020. Not only are students choosing among more test dates than ever, but they also have the option of taking the exam multiple times and (potentially) in different formats. For an overview, here are the

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Which Schools Are Accepting the GRE Now?

For years, law schools were wedded to the LSAT. Like any marriage, it had its ups and downs, but it was a bedrock relationship. The LSAT, after all, was the test developed for law schools. The LSAT pledged to help law school assess the lawyerly mettle of applicants; law schools promised to use the LSAT

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It’s Application Time: How to Choose Your Schools

You studied, you took lsat classes, and you took the lsat exam. Now, you’ve finally got your application all together — LSAT score, transcript, letters of recommendation, and personal statement all uploaded to LSAC and ready to be sent out to the 203 ABA-accredited law schools. But clearly you don’t want to waste valuable time

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Applying to Law School with a High GPA and Low LSAT Score

Are you applying to law school as a splitter? A reverse-splitter? Super-splitter? Or are you just totally confused right now? A “splitter” is a just a euphemism for someone with a significantly higher LSAT score than GPA, while a “reverse-splitter” is the opposite, with a higher relative GPA than LSAT score, with the two scores

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What Law Schools Look For in Your LSAT Writing Sample

Ah, the LSAT writing sample. You will never find a more wretched collection of half-formed arguments and poor writing. You should be careful. Or not. Because, in all honesty, it doesn’t matter very much. The writing sample on the LSAT always evokes a feeling of dread from first-time LSAT test-takers. You’ve sat in a room

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Anna Ivey’s Take on Canceled LSAT Scores

Note: This article was updated on October 19, 2020 Have you heard of cancel culture? It essentially means when someone (or something) has become so irrelevant or problematic that it no longer becomes necessary to acknowledge their existence. And so, we “cancel” them. For example, Logan Paul? Canceled. Accepting less than what you deserve? Canceled.

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Making Your Last Year of College Count

Calling all college seniors! It’s now mid-August and the final year of school is approaching, especially for those on semester schedules. And this raises the age-old question: what’s life like after college? To all the prospective lawyers out there, you’ll know the answer already … more college (in the form of law school)! So what

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The 2018-19 Law School Admissions Data Are In

By this time of the year, you may be starting to cast a nervous eye at your fellow law school applicants. How do you match up to them? Have this year’s LSAT averages been tilted in one direction or another? ARE YOU GOING TO GET IN TO YOUR DREAM SCHOOL OR NOT??? Well, I can’t

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